Leah Remini Leaves Scientology, Calls Church "Corrupt"

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The Church of Scientology has lost Leah Remini.

The New York Post's Page Six claims that the actress has made a "dramatic break" from the controversial religion practiced by many celebrities.

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The Post says the former co-host of The Talk questioned and objected to many common practices within the Church, and criticized its leader, David Miscavige.

"She is stepping back from a regime she thinks is corrupt," a source is quoted as saying in Page Six, citing its "interrogations" and "thought modifications."

Moreover, Remini, 43, "questioned the validity of excommunication of people" or tearing apart families or abusing people "under the umbrella of 'religion.'"

The Post reports that Remini's Scientolo-skepticism supposedly began, of all places, at the 2006 wedding of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes in Italy.

There, Remini allegedly inquired about the whereabouts of David Miscavige's wife, Shelly, who reportedly had not been seen in public since 2007.

After a Church official scolded her, the King of Queens star was "put through interrogations and blacklisted" and endured five years of "thought modification."

"It's not about wanting or not wanting to do Scientology ... The issue is that [Miscavige] is taking down this church and hurting people and families.”

A rep for the Church of Scientology said, "The Church respects the privacy of parishioners and has no comment about any individual Church member."

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